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In 1947 King George VI signed a Royal Warrant which granted the use of this magnificent 17th building for discussions aimed at the betterment of society.  Its core mission is the advancement of the education of the public, with a particular focus on encouraging university students to explore the ethical implications of their studies.

Cumberland Lodge is an educational charity

In 1947 King George VI signed a Royal Warrant which granted the use of this magnificent 17th building for discussions aimed at the betterment of society. Its core mission is the advancement of the education of the public, with a particular focus on encouraging university students to explore the ethical implications of their studies.

Her Majesty The Queen is the Patron of Cumberland Lodge.  Lord Justice Laws PC is the Visitor and Sir Stephen Wall GCMG LVO is Chairman of Trustees.

There are 18 Trustees of Cumberland Lodge

Her Majesty The Queen is the Patron of Cumberland Lodge. Lord Justice Laws PC is the Visitor and Sir Stephen Wall GCMG LVO is Chairman of Trustees.

Cumberland Lodge provides opportunities for the exchange of views and beliefs through our programme of conferences, retreats, seminars and public conversations.

The Purpose and Mission of Cumberland Lodge

Cumberland Lodge provides opportunities for the exchange of views and beliefs through our programme of conferences, retreats, seminars and public conversations.

Cumberland Lodge, the largest house in Windsor Great Park, was built in 1652 on land which Oliver Cromwell had appropriated from the Crown. The land was sold to one Lieutenant John Byfield for the sum of £4,000.

Built in 1652, the fortunes of Cumberland Lodge offer a fascinating insight into British History

Cumberland Lodge, the largest house in Windsor Great Park, was built in 1652 on land which Oliver Cromwell had appropriated from the Crown. The land was sold to one Lieutenant John Byfield for the sum of £4,000.

About Us

Cumberland Lodge is an educational charity and a unique conference centre in the heart of the Great Park, Windsor. Its Patron is The Queen, who has granted sole occupancy of a beautiful seventeenth-century house for discussions aimed at the betterment of society.

As a venue, the Lodge plays host to universities and to many professional organisations including the National Health Service, the Inns of Court, learned societies, charities, government and non-government organisations and many higher education institutions, and appropriate organisations from the commercial sector. The Lodge also organises its own major conference programme that initiates fresh debate on issues of national and international significance.

Set in the tranquil heart of Windsor Great Park, only 27 miles from London and a short distance from Heathrow airport, Cumberland Lodge is perfectly placed for local, national and international meetings. Dining and accommodation are top class and the atmosphere is that of a friendly country house.

 

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